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Shakespeare Tavern & Brewery

$$ - $$$, ,
61 Albert Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1062, New Zealand
+64 9-373 5396
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
61 Albert Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1062, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I stayed at this hotel on an overnight visit to Auckland. It was the cheapest and most central for what we wanted. The building is a classified one and was built in the late 1800s. They say you pay for what you...More

Thank Allen827
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall positive experience. Food was hot, fast, and tasted good. Wait staff was helpful and friendly. They were out of a few food items but didn't impact our experience. Nice environment.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Ordered a pizza for lunch I swear it was a microwaved packet pizza with some sauce squirted on top. Probably the worst food I've eaten in the last couple of weeks I've been in NZ

Thank James B
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Only scoring a 1 purely because the beer was good. Ordered chicken pieces and pizza. Chicken was okay ... Out of a bag and deep fried so pretty hard to ruin. What was suppose to be meat lovers pizza looked and tasted more like microwave...More

Thank kayleenokeeffe
Reviewed August 20, 2017

first day in Auckland I did some exploring with a work colleague. the Shakespeare was a 5 minute walk from our hotel and we thought who doesn't like to have a craft brew while discussing business?!? my friend got the ale and I got a...More

Thank RickKristen
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Walking back from the ferry to our hotel, we happened upon this delightful pub. We hoisted a glass to the memory of its namesake. It was the first of many beers we enjoyed throughout our trip.

Thank Gantosz
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Popped in here a few times during a week and was always an enjoyable evening. The bar staff were on the whole quiet light hearted and helpful. Although the bar area is not large it was not too busy in the early evenings. It was...More

Thank Boswellovich
Reviewed July 29, 2017

We were the only dinners on a Saturday night in the upstairs restaurant which at first had me worried. The in house brewed pale ale was enjoyable and the meals were delivered to our table very quick. Simple food, basic cooking, if you are in...More

Thank Jamz666
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

The place is nice and if you have the right staff on its a great place. However, I am always very disappointed by the old lady who runs the bar some nights. She is a sour old lady who seems to have no joy in...More

Thank asbcso2017
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Great corner pub with a lot going on. The barman was super friendly and even gave me a free drink as I was very thirsty. Catered for lots of needs . even had a quiz night.

Thank vicki028
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January 10, 2017|
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Response from travlerNewcastle | Reviewed this property |
I really wouldn't know, I would call them. But remember, there is a bar and restaurant on the ground and first floors.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Albert Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1062, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-373 5396
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